Yonkers

About 25 dead cats were found inside neatly-tied plastic bags hanging from tree limbs in Yonkers. (credit: SPCA of Westchester)

Reward In Killings of 25 Cats In Yonkers Climbs To $25,000

The cats were found last month in plastic bags hanging from trees in a wooded area off Overlook Terrace. Tests on three bodies showed they had been killed with blows to the head. Some cats had been dead about a year, some just three days.

05/13/2014

Heavy rains caused the collapse of a retaining wall and a mudslide onto the Metro-North Hudson line north of Yonkers on Wed., April 30, 2014.  (Photo: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit)

Metro-North, NJ TRANSIT Cleaning Up After Storm Damage, Mudslides

Flooding and other storm damage left by heavy rains Wednesday caused transit problems Thursday for commuters.

05/01/2014

Newark Flooding

Heavy Rain Soaks Tri-State Area, Leaves Drivers Stranded In Floodwaters

Torrential rain left roads flooded and impassable, caused major traffic and transit delays, and even caused a mudslide Wednesday – and the rain was expected to persist to affect the Thursday morning commute.

04/30/2014

About 25 dead cats were found inside neatly-tied plastic bags hanging from tree limbs in Yonkers. (credit: SPCA of Westchester)

Reward Jumps To $23K In Killings of 25 Cats In Yonkers

The cats were found Thursday in plastic bags hanging from trees in a wooded area off Overlook Terrace.

04/29/2014

About 25 dead cats were found inside neatly-tied plastic bags hanging from tree limbs in Yonkers. (credit: SPCA of Westchester)

Dead Cats Found Hanging From Trees In Yonkers

About 25 dead cats found in plastic bags hanging from trees in Yonkers were apparently killed with blows to the head at various times over the past year, an investigator said Friday.

04/25/2014

Stories from Main Street (credit: CBSNewYork)

Stories From Main Street: Yonkers Irish Community Center ‘Is God’s Gift To The World’

St. Patrick was a missionary who led a life of charity and compassion. Those virtues can be seen in the Irish enclave along McLean Avenue in Yonkers, and not just on St. Paddy’s Day.

03/17/2014

Charter School of Educational Excellence in Yonkers (credit: CBS 2)

Parents Upset After Bedbugs Found In Yonkers School

Exterminators fumigated the Charter School of Educational Excellence in Yonkers after teachers discovered bedbugs on a student Tuesday morning, officials said.

02/27/2014

Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski pleads guilty in four instances of posing as a police officer during a road rage incident. (credit: sulamyaakov.org)

Police Impersonating ‘Road Rage Rabbi’ Pleads Guilty In Fourth Westchester Incident

Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski pleaded guilty Thursday in Mamaroneck Village Court to second-degree harassment. He will get no jail time or probation if he stays out of trouble for a year.

02/27/2014

Walter Kozicky poses with the Ukrainian flag in his Yonkers office (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Local Ukrainians Hope For End To Deadly Protests In Kiev

Walter Kozicky was born in Ukraine and calls the deaths of dozens of protesters shameful. A map of Ukraine hangs in Kozicky’s Yonkers office, showing a nation caught linguistically, culturally and politically between Russia and the west.

02/21/2014

Yonkers Car Vandalism

Windows Smashed On Dozens Of Cars In Yonkers

A search was under way Wednesday night for the vandal or vandals who targeted dozens of cars in Yonkers.

01/29/2014

Frozen fire hoses stuck to the ground on Beech Street in Yonkers after firefighters battled an overnight blaze on Jan. 8, 2014. (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

12 Hurt, 70 Displaced In Yonkers Fires

Three residents and nine firefighters have been injured in separate fires in Yonkers.

01/08/2014

(credit: Alamo Drafthouse NYC / Facebook)

NYC’s 5 Best Places For Dinner & A Movie

Simply put, dinner and a movie make a classic combination, like Bert and Ernie or peanut butter and chocolate. These bars, restaurants, and theaters modernize the concept, making for a fun, all-in-one adventure.

01/01/2014

Yonkers Police Department vehicle (credit: Rob Casasanta / EMTBravo.net)

Man Killed In Shooting After Yonkers Vigil

One man was killed and another wounded in Yonkers Friday night, when they were shot just after attending a vigil for a man killed in a motorcycle accident.

12/28/2013

Firefighters battle a 4-alarm blaze in Yonkers, NY on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Yonkers Residents Displaced By 4-Alarm Fire Allowed To Return Home

It took firefighters hours to put out the blaze that started at the Dollar K discount store just before 4 p.m. Thursday. Smoke from the flames could be seen for miles.

12/27/2013

Yonkers Fire

Firefighters Battle 4-Alarm Fire In Yonkers

The blaze broke out in a store located at 371 South Broadway. No injuries have been reported.

12/26/2013

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